/Mason Yim for Unsplash

Deal-making for commercial real estate down 50% in Q2 22

The market’s transaction volume reached $18b (US$2.3b).

Hong Kong deal activity for the commercial real estate market declined by 50% year-on-year to $18b (US$2.3b) in the second quarter of 2022, said global investment research firm, MSCI.

Its office sector was the hardest hit, reporting lowest volume and deal count for this quarter.

Meanwhile, cross-border investors accounted for all activity in the first half of 2022 even as strict border restrictions were in place.

“Much of their activity has focused on the industrial and hotel sectors this year, although the latter has primarily been driven by acquisitions with the intention of redevelopment,” read the statement.

Commenting on Hong Kong’s deal activity, David Green-Morgan, head of real assets research at MSCI, said the market’s office sector is still quiet whilst demand for the city's bigger towers also “dried up.”

 $1 = US$0.13

Follow the link for more news on

Join Hong Kong Business community
Since you're here...

...there are many ways you can work with us to advertise your company and connect to your customers. Our team can help you dight and create an advertising campaign, in print and digital, on this website and in print magazine.

We can also organize a real life or digital event for you and find thought leader speakers as well as industry leaders, who could be your potential partners, to join the event. We also run some awards programmes which give you an opportunity to be recognized for your achievements during the year and you can join this as a participant or a sponsor.

Let us help you drive your business forward with a good partnership!

Top News

Bank of East Asia unveils mobile app with personalised interface
Users can create shortcuts for frequently performed tasks and can avail of rewards.
GHG emissions tools launched in HK
These tools will assist SME and financial firms in the city with sustainability reporting.
Energy & Offshore


HK scraps MPF Offsetting Scheme to enhance employee protection
Starting 2025, employers are no longer allowed to offset long service and severance payments from its Mandatory Provident Fund contributions.